Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi Compositions

Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi Compositions

Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi was a brilliant composer of the 18th Century who made immense contributions to the Carnatic Music repertoire through his masterpieces demonstrating his mastery over melody, rhythm, composition, dance poetry and other musical facets. Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina Ravikiran has popularized many of the great composer’s compositions and Acharyanet has featured some of the popular krithis in comprehensive video instruction format in this section including the Saptaratnas and Kamakshi Navavaranams.

Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi Compositions
  • Maṇi noopura – Neelāmbari – Ādi – OVK

    Learn the beautiful composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Mani noopura dhari in raga Neelambari set to Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Alai pāyudē – Kānaḍā – Ādi – OVK

    Learn the beautiful Tamil composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Alaipayude in raga Kaanada set to Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Naṭavara taruṇee – Kannaḍagowḷa – Ādi – OVK

    Learn the beautiful Tamil composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Natavara tarunee in raga Kannadagowla set to Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Neerada sama – Jayantashree – Ādi – tishragati – OVK

    Learn the beautiful composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Neerada sama in raga Kannadagowla set to tishragati Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Pāl vaḍiyum – Nāṭṭaikkuranji – Ādi – OVK

    Learn the beautiful Tamil composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Pal vadiyum mugam in raga Kaanada set to Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Ashaindāḍum mayil – Simhēndramadhyamam – Ādi – OVK

    Learn the beautiful Tamil composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Ashanidadum mayil in raga Simhendramadhyamam set to Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Taye Yashoda – Todi – Ādi – Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi

    Learn the beautiful composition of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Taye Yashodha in Raga Todi set to Adi. This lesson is taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Sundaranandakumara- Madhyamavati – OVK - Part 1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Madhyamavathi raga, Sundarananadakumara taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Sundara Nandakumara is again dedicated to Lord Krishna. There is ample indication that this composition might have been part of Venkata Kavi’s ...

  • Sundaranandakumara- Madhyamavati – OVK- Part 2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Madhyamavathi raga, Sundarananadakumara taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Sundara Nandakumara is again dedicated to Lord Krishna. There is ample indication that this composition might have been part of Venkata Kavi’s ...

  • Aalavadennalo – Paras – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Paras raga, Aalavadennalo taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Of the seven Saptaratna Krithis composed by the 17th century, poet-musician-composer Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi, this is the only composition in the Tamil langu...

  • Aalavadennalo – Paras – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi- Part 2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Paras raga, Aalavadennalo taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Of the seven Saptaratna Krithis composed by the 17th century, poet-musician-composer Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi, this is the only composition in the Tamil langu...

  • Balasarasa – Keeravani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Keervani raga, Balasarasa taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Balasarasa Murali is a composition in praise of Lord Krishna and his music. It contains references to Gamaka-s like ahata and pratyahata. There is also some ...

  • Balasarasa – Keeravani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Keervani raga, Balasarasa taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Balasarasa Murali is a composition in praise of Lord Krishna and his music. It contains references to Gamaka-s like ahata and pratyahata. There is also some ...

  • Jatadhara – Todi – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Todi raga, Jatadhara, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Jatadhara – Todi – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Todi raga, Jatadhara, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Madhava hrdi khelini – Kalyani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Kalyani raga, Madhava hrdi khelini, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Madhava hrdi khelini – Kalyani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Kalyani raga, Madhava hrdi khelini, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Aganitamahima – Gowla – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi- Part 1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Gowla raga, Aganitamahima taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Aganita mahima is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This piece has 8 charanams in total, including an anchor charanam with both melodic and lyrical variations.

  • Aganitamahima – Gowla – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Gowla raga, Aganitamahima taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Aganita mahima is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This piece has 8 charanams in total, including an anchor charanam with both melodic and lyrical variations.

  • Bhajanamruta – Nattai – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana krithi in raga Nattai, Bhajanamruta,the first in the set of Saptaratnas, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Bhajanamruta – Nattai – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana krithi in raga Nattai, Bhajanamruta,the first in the set of Saptaratnas, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Natajana kalpavalli – Punnagavarali – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Navavaranam masterpiece on Goddess Kamakshi in Punnagavarali raga, Natajana kalpavalli, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Shankari – Madhyamavati – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Navavaranam masterpiece on Goddess Parvathi in Madhyamavathi raga, Shankari, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.

  • Sakala loka nayike – Arabhi – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Navavaranam masterpiece on Goddess Kamakshi in Arabhi raga, Sakala loka nayike, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratnas e-book.